To add a block in Magento, you can use the layout XML files. Here are the steps to follow:
- Log in to your Magento admin panel.
- Go to Content > Design > Layout Update XML
- Select the store view, page, and block you want to add the block to.
- In the Layout Update XML field, add the following code:
<block type="[module_name]/[block_name]" name="[block_name]" template="[module_name]/[template_file].phtml" />
module_nameis the name of the module the block is located in
block_nameis the name of the block class
template_fileis the name of the template file that the block uses
- Save the changes
It is also possible to add a block by editing the XML layout files directly in the theme. The location of these files is
It’s important to note that the above steps are a general guideline, the exact implementation may vary depending on the version of Magento and the structure of the theme you are using. It is recommended to check Magento’s official documentation for more information and step-by-step guidance.